About the Author

Patrick Campanale


When I’m not working on building custom computers or fixing phones, I love to write about technology. I’m always looking out for the best deal on any tech I can get my hands on, so one day I decided, “Why not write about it?!” You can follow me on Twitter or Instagram @pcamp96, though I’m way more active on Twitter. If you’ve got a tip to an awesome deal, go ahead and drop me a line at patrick@9to5mac.com!

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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is launching its 5th season on the heels of Fortnite’s latest update. With PUBG Season 5, you’ll get “new content, new hotspots, and new strategies.” The biggest part of this update? You can now throw melee weapons! While there’s nothing to panic about here, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds did get quite a few new tricks in the latest update, so keep reading to lean more.

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Check your tire pressure with this digital gauge for just $6 Prime shipped

WorldUS (99% positive lifetime feedback) via Amazon is offering the Tacklife Digital Tire Pressure Gauge for $6.28 Prime shipped when the code KC2FPM5W is used at checkout. This is down 30% from its regular rate and is among the best we’ve tracked. While normal tire pressure gauges might be a bit hard to read at night, this model sports a backlit LCD that’s super easy to see. Plus, digital readouts are generally more accurate when compared to older, manual readers. Rated 4.1/5 stars.

Cozy up next to the fireplace with a new Kindle or Paperwhite bundle from $100

Amazon is offering its Kindle Paperwhite Essentials Bundle for $129.97 shipped. For comparison, the Kindle itself goes for $130, the leather case is $40, and the charger costs another $20, yielding you a total of $60 in savings here. Amazon’s latest Kindle Paperwhite offers a waterproof design with a battery which can last a full week. Plus, the included case helps conserve battery life by turning the display off when closed. Rated 4.3/5 stars and you can learn more in our hands-on review. Head below for more deals.

Charge just about any MacBook with Anker’s $28 60W GaN USB-C PD adapter

AnkerDirect via Amazon is offering its 60W GaN USB-C Power Delivery Charger for $27.99 shipped when you clip the on-page coupon. This is down from its $42 regular rate and beats both our last mention and the previous all-time low by $2. For comparison, Apple’s official 61W USB-C charger is $65 at Amazon. Packing the power to recharge just about any MacBook, Air, or Pro, this portable 60W wall adapter belongs in any Apple user’s laptop bag. Reviews are slim here, but Anker’s products are generally well-rated.

Enjoy a bedtime book with Aukey’s table lamp at $21 (40% off)

AukeyDirect via Amazon is offering its Touch-Sensitive Bedside Table Lamp for $21.19 Prime shipped when you clip the on-page coupon and use the code QDQQ6JSY at checkout. This is down nearly 40% from its regular rate and is among the best pricing that we’ve tracked all-time. Offering lighting memory, your new lamp will turn on identically to how it shut off. Plus, with 300 lumens of output, you’ll enjoy plenty of light for bedside reading. Rated 4.7/5 stars.

Enjoy your favorite titles on-the-go with these gaming laptops from $799

Amazon is offering the Asus ROG Strix Hero II Gaming Laptop with 2.2GHz i7/16GB/256GB/1TB for $1,099 shippedNote: Stock is limited, but more is on the way. Also at Walmart via antonline. This is down from its $1,525 going rate at Amazon and marks a new all-time low that we’ve tracked. Acer’s ROG Strix Hero II gaming laptop packs NVIDIA’s GTX 1660 6GB graphics card and Intel’s 6-core i7 processor for extreme performance in all tasks. Whether you’re wanting to game, edit video, or just work with large Excel documents and PowerPoint projects, this laptop does it all. Plus, with the dual drive setup, you’ll boot quickly, launch programs fast, and still be able to store your documents and more. Rated 3.7/5 stars.

Game for hours with Turtle Beach’s Elite Pro headset at $112 (Reg. $200)

Amazon is offering the Turtle Beach Elite Pro Tournament Wired Gaming Headset for $111.97 shipped. This is down nearly $90 from its going rate of $200, this is a new low that we’ve tracked and is the best available. Sporting Turtle Beach’s ComforTec Fit System, you’ll enjoy hours of gaming on end with no interruption due to ear fatigue. Plus, the mic packs TruSpeak Technology which makes sure your teammates can always hear you. Rated 4.4/5 stars.

Clean the garage with DEWALT’s Tough Systems Racking kit at $66.50 (Reg. $100)

Amazon is offering the DEWALT Tough System Workshop Racking System for $66.41 shippedNote: There is a 1-4 week shipping delay at Amazon. Also available from CPO Outlets via Newegg for the same price. This is down from its near-$100 list price at Home Depot, $95 going rate at Amazon lately, and marks a new all-time low that we’ve tracked. If you’re in the mood for organizing the garage, workshop, or shed, this is a must-have product. It’s compatible with all of DEWALT’s Tough System modules, making it the perfect way to tidy up your tools. Rated 4.5/5 stars.


iOttie, a well known brand here at 9to5Toys, just announced its latest product: the Easy One Touch Wireless 2 smartphone mount. This is the first mount that can power Google’s Pixel lineup of smartphone with fast wireless charging. Normally, Google devices will only charge at 5W, but iOttie worked directly with Google to created the only certified Made for Google wireless charging car mount on the market. However, the Easy One Touch Wireless 2’s tricks don’t stop there, as it also supports 7.5W fast charging for iPhone, making it a jack of all trades.

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For around $2.50 Prime shipped each, you can carry these two LED flashlights

hausbell (97% positive lifetime feedback) via Amazon is offering a 2-pack of its 7W LED Flashlights for $5.20 Prime shipped. This is down from its $10 going rate and is one of the best prices we’ve tracked all-time, especially since it’s only $2.60 per flashlight. With 7W of LED output, these lights are rated for water resistance and to be shockproof. Plus, there are multiple light modes to entertain your kids and make sure you can be seen from miles away. Rated 4.1/5 stars from thousands.

Amazon is offering the just-announced Google Pixel 4 Unlocked Android Smartphone plus $100 Amazon gift card on sale for $799 shipped. Upgrade to the Pixel 4 XL with the same gift card on sale for $899 shipped. Matched at the Google Store. Though these are retail prices, you’re getting an additional $100 in value thanks to the gift card here. Google only announced the Pixel 4 a few hours ago, so this is your first big chance to save on the company’s latest and greatest. If you’re wanting the best in mobile camera tech, the Pixel 4 is absolutely worth a look. Learn more in our announcement coverage and hands-on review.

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HTC’s Vive Deluxe Audio Strap is currently at a new low of $75 (25% off)

Microsoft’s official eBay storefront is offering the HTC Vive Deluxe Audio Strap for $74.99 shipped. This is a 25% discount from its going rate at Best Buy and Amazon, beats the previous all-time low there by $10, and is the best we’ve tracked. If you’ve got an HTC Vive already, this is the perfect upgrade. Providing an adjustable headband, the included headphones offer 360-degree spacial awareness for the most immersive experience. Rated 4.6/5 stars.

expiredRylo Action Camera shoots 5.8K 360-degree pics anywhere: $200 (Reg. $500)

Today only, Best Buy’s official eBay storefront is offering the Rylo 5.8K 360-degree Action Camera for $199.99 shipped. Also available direct, as part of its Deals of the Day. Normally $500, Adorama currently has it listed for $400 and this beats our last mention by $50 marking a new all-time low. This camera packs 5.8K 360-degree recording capabilities, making it a must for when you hit the slopes this winter. Plus, it has “breakthrough stabilization and horizon leveling automatically built-in.” Rated 4.2/5 stars.

Expand your mobile photography capabilities with 50% off this 2-in-1 lens kit

AMIR Direct (99% positive lifetime feedback) via Amazon is offering its 2-in-1 iPhone Lens Kit for $6.49 Prime shipped when you use the code OJ4KFI4H at checkout. This is a 50% savings over its normal going rate and is right in line with what we normally see it drop to. Whether you’re skipping out on today’s Pixel 4 launch or you gave the iPhone 11 a pass, this is a great way to upgrade your mobile photography game. This kit offers a 15x macro and 0.6x wide-angle lenses, giving you many more capabilities when it comes to capturing mobile pictures. Rated 3.7/5 stars.

This vertical PS4 stand charges your controllers and more at $13 Prime shipped

AMIR Direct (99% positive lifetime feedback) via Amazon is offering its PlayStation 4 Vertical Stand with Controller Charger for $13.19 Prime shipped when the code 2GC5LV7K is used at checkout. This is down 40% from its going rate and is one of the best prices we’ve tracked all-time. Compatible with the original PlayStation 4 only, this stand has room for 14 games and can charge two controllers as well. Plus, by standing your PS4 vertically, it’ll breath easier, overheat less, and take up a smaller footprint in your entertainment center. Rated 3.9/5 stars.

Bring USB-A, SD, HDMI, and more back to your new MacBook for $26 (Reg. $40)

HooToo-US (99% positive lifetime feedback) via Amazon is offering its 6-in-1 USB-C Hub for $25.98 shipped when you clip the on-page coupon and use the code 973W2CDA at checkout. Normally $40, this is 35% off its regular rate and is among the best pricing we’ve tracked all-time. With 4K HDMI output, SD support, three USB 3.0 ports, and 100W USB-C PD charging passthrough, this hub has it all. Whether you have a new MacBook Air or maybe Razer’s new Blade 15 Advanced, this dock brings back all of the ports you know and love. Rated 4.6/5 stars.

Honeywell’s Z-Wave Plus smart switches are on sale from $30 (Reg. up to $40)

Jasco Products (96% positive lifetime feedback) is offering the Honeywell Z-Wave Plus Smart Light Dimmer Switch on sale for $29.95 shipped. This is down from its $40 going rate, a 25% discount, and marks a new low that we’ve tracked. Packing not only voice control, but dimming capabilities, this switch is the perfect expansion to any smart home. Plus, since it’s Z-Wave, it’ll plug right into your existing ecosystem. Learn more about Z-Wave in our handy guide right here. Rated 4.4/5 stars. Head below for more smart switch and device deals.

Get a FREE moto g6 with the purchase of another eligible Motorola smartphone

Motorola is currently offering a free moto g6 with the purchase of select smartphones when adding both to your cart. Our top pick for the main device would be the moto g7 power, which is $249.99 shipped. All-in-all, you’re saving $250 on the purchase of the g6 with this sale. The g7 power sports up to 3-days of battery life on a single charge, making sure it goes the distance. Plus, should your battery run low, turbopower gives you 9 hours of power in 15 minutes. Learn more in our announcement coverage. The g6 has a 3.7/5 star rating while the g7 power scored 4/5 stars.

October 14

Just last month, Microsoft started to prepare the public preview to xCloud, its console-quality game streaming service designed to run on Android devices, as well as iPhone and iPad. Once fully established, xCloud will support all 3,500+ Xbox titles, though at launch, it only works with a few, including Gears 5, Killer Instinct, Sea of Thieves, and Halo 5: Guardians. If you signed up back in September to be notified when the public preview launched, check your inbox. If you’ve not signed up yet, head below to find out more.

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Add smart RGB lighting to your home for $19.50 Prime shipped with this strip

Govee US (99% positive lifetime feedback) via Amazon is offering its Dreamcolor 16.4-Foot Wi-Fi RGB LED Light Strip for $19.49 Prime shipped when the code 5TBDOFTR is used at checkout. This is down from its $30 going rate and is one of the best prices we’ve tracked all-time. With the ability to be controlled through a smartphone app, this light strip delivers many features of Philips Hue at a far lower cost. Plus, since the strip is waterproof, it can be used either inside or outdoors, it’s up to you. Rated 4.4/5 stars.

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